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Thanksgiving Around Kingman, Arizona: Let’s Talk Turkey

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November is here and that means it’s turkey time; a time when visitors may be looking for ways to celebrate Thanksgiving around Kingman, Arizona. From turkey trots to festive feasts, Zuni Village and RV Campground has rounded up the top five Thanksgiving events in and around the area. Park your RV in our clean, well-appointed facility and explore everything Arizona has to offer travelers to celebrate the holiday. Now, let’s talk turkey.

Fountain Hills Thanksgiving Day Parade

Forget Macy’s! Arizona visitors can find a delightfully festive Thanksgiving Day parade just hours from Kingman. This annual family-friendly event takes place on November 23, 2023 in downtown Fountain Hills, Arizona just outside Phoenix, and is the only Thanksgiving Day parade that takes place west of the Mississippi. 

For the past thirty-eight years, the parade draws thousands of visitors and locals alike to ring in the holiday season. Spectators will be treated to a colorful display of floats, synchronized dancing, classic cars, and even the big man himself, Kris Kringle. The hour-long parade begins at 9:30 on the Avenue of the Fountains.

Kingman 12th Annual Turkey Trot

Eat too much at the Thanksgiving feast? Ditch the elastic pants and trot off your turkey at Kingman’s 12th Annual Turkey Trot. Turkey trots are footraces that have grown in popularity over the years, held on or around the Thanksgiving holidays. Kingman’s trot takes place at the KRMC Hualapai Mountain Campus, 3801 Santa Rosa, Kingman, AZ on November 23, 2023, at 8:00 AM. 

The trot course alternates between the road and the desert, giving participants an opportunity to appreciate the natural beauty of Arizona’s landscape. Register online to participate. Registration fees are $30.00 per person. Registration packets can be picked up the day before the race from 5:00 PM- 8:00 PM in the KRMC Hualapai Mountain Campus lobby or on the morning of the race. Whether you are a runner or a walker, you’re on course for holiday fun with the 12th Annual Kingman Turkey Trot!

Kids’ DIY-U Workshop: Thanksgiving Turkey Photo Holder

Hold your family’s Thanksgiving memories in style with a handmade Thanksgiving turkey photo holder crafted by the little gobblers in your family. Kids can get in on the Thanksgiving fun this holiday season on November 18, 2023 ,with a Kids’ DIY-U Workshop in Lake Havasu City. Participants can craft their very own turkey photo holder in this guided activity held at Lowe’s, 4000 Highway 95N, Lake Havasu City, Arizona. All materials are provided. You just need to bring the smile! Registration is required and must be submitted by November 17, 2023. Three workshops are available: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM; 11:00 AM-12:00 PM; and 12:00 PM-1:00 PM. 

6th Annual All Good Lake Havasu Yoga Festival

Tryptophan got you saying “Namaste on the sofa”? Flip the script. Get out and get moving at the 6th Annual Lake Havasu Yoga Festival. This absolutely free festival at the Nautical Beachfront Resort, 1000 McCulloch Boulevard North, Lake Havasu City, Arizona, has celebrated all things good every year since 2018 with music, art, and, of course, yoga! Stretch out the good feeling of the holidays with free, 90-minute yoga classes throughout the weekend. Learn more at the festival website

Grand Falls Thanksgiving Buffet

Pull up a chair and get ready to sink your teeth into a sumptuous Thanksgiving buffet at the Grand Falls Buffet located at the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, 22181 Resort Blvd., Flagstaff, Arizona. About a two-hour drive from Kingman, the Grand Falls Buffet offers visitors a delicious menu of familiar Thanksgiving favorites. Starting at 11:00 AM on Thanksgiving Day, the buffet serves up sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, tasty green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, and includes both turkey and ham carving stations. Visitors can also expect an array of delicious desserts. Service continues until 8:00 PM. Prices are $34.99 for adults and $17.99 for children 12 and under. 


Is the campground pet-friendly?

Dogs are allowed at Zuni Village RV Park, but they must be leashed when not inside your vehicle. Do note that leashes should not be longer than 6 feet. 

Is there a spa on site, or is it just a pool?

We do not have spa facilities on site but do have an ADA-compliant pool.

Do you have showers available?

Yes, we have well-maintained bathroom and shower facilities available.

How much are rates at the Zuni Village RV Park?

Rates can vary depending on the time of year, duration of stay, and any applicable discounts from many major travel clubs. We accept AA, Passport America, Good Sam Club, and more. Travelers can obtain the most accurate rate information by contacting us directly.

With all the different types of activities and events taking place in and around Kingman, there’s no doubt that visitors to the Zuni Village and RV Campground can find the perfect way to carve out some Thanksgiving fun this November. Along with our reasonable rates, pull-through sites, and quick and easy check-in, the wide variety of things to do makes our campground the perfect one-stop holiday vacation spot for travelers hitting the holiday road.

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